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Vancouver 2010 Official Souvenir Program

Vancouver 2010 Olympics Official Souvenir Program.

Table of Contents:

p. 26: Forever Young- Best-selling author Douglas Coupland takes on a vivid journey through his Vancouver - tracing its history, its neighbourhoods, its heart and its soul.
p. 38: Hockey: Canada's Game - For sport lovers visiting this land, writes Roch Carrier, the password is hockey. Carrier traces hockey's historic roots and its significance today.
p. 48: Tiger Tales - Canadian Olympic hero Nancy Greene Raine on national pride and winning the ultimate prize in sport.
p. 50: Spirit of the Games - Being a true Olympian of Paralympian isn't just about sport and winning medals - its about fundamentals, lasting values, true ideals writes Stephen Brunt.
p. 76: History Makers - From Torvill and Dean to the Miracle on Ice, acclaimed sports anchor Brian Williams shares his most cherished memories of past Olympic Games.
p. 86: Stars that Dazzle - The Paralympic Winter Games is littered with tales of remarkable athletes achieving remarkable results in their sports and private lives, writes Allan Maki.
p. 146: The Last Word - Allow yourself a moment to dream during these Games - there's so much more at stake than just winning or losing writes Canadian Olympian and NBA superstar Steve Nash.
p. 18: The Warm Up - A mixture of Games-time cultural highlights and classic Canadiana.
p. 33: Dream Believers - How a single gold medal ignited a big, bold ambition to bring the world to Whistler.
p. 61: Ice Masters - Creating the perfect ice surface is painstaking work.
p. 64: Bearing Witness - First Nations culture is finding fresh ways to express itself.
p. 73: Canada's Games - Hosting the Games is about kinship, community and being the best a nation can be
p. 94: Home Away From Home - Catriona Le May Doan and others share a behind-the-scenes glimpse of life in an Athletes' Village.
p. 98: Power, Purpose, Glory - The 2010 Winter Games venues are fostering the highest performance possible.
p. 105: Shaping a Future - How youth and social groups are benefiting from the greenest Games ever.
How the Games Changed My Life:
p. 63: Colette Bourgonje
p. 72: Philip Boit
p. 93: Doug Anakin
p. 97: Steven Bradbury
p. 104: Ragnhild Myklebust
p. 109: Michael "Eddie the Eagle" Edwards
p. 110: Olympic Games Schedule
p. 111: Letters
p. 112: Olympic Games Sports
p. 128: Paralympic Games Schedule
p. 130: Paralympic Games Sports
p. 136: Vancouver Map
p. 138: Whistler Map

Molson World Downhill 1982 Magazine

The Molson World Downhill (Whistler Mountain, February 27, 1982) magazine.
Table of Contents:
2 Canadian Alpine Ski Team
3 Premier's Message
4 Mr. Eric Molson's Message, Dr. Peter Andrew's Message
6 Acknowledgements
8 Organizing Committee, World Cup Rules, Schedule of Events
10-11 World Cup to Date
13 Competitors Picture Page
15 Ken Read Story, "This is Whistler" Section
18 The Course
20 1981 Final World Cup Standings
22 Skiing for Medals, National Team Coach John Ritchie
26 The Competitors
28 Race Results Chart
28 How to Watch the Race

Includes information on the story of the World Cup Race, the World Cup rules, the Schedule of Events, past World Cup results, the top competitors, an article on the resort town of Whistler, and article on downhill skiing by Ken Read, map of the course, an article about Molson skiing and information about how and where to watch the race.

Ski Canada Magazine 1982

A Ski Canada Magazine from 1982 as a Special Whistler World Cup Issue.
Table of Contents:
18 Whistler Welcomes the World - Everything's in place for Whistler's second attempt at staging a World Cup Downhill and if the weather cooperates it could be the start of something big.
23 Is Downhill Too Dangerous? - World Cup courses have not kept up with racing technology. The result: as speeds increase so do the number of injuries.
28 The Racers - Podborski, Mueller, Weirather and Read are household names in Europe. At Whistler they'll be the racers to watch.
33 The Race - For neophyte race watcher a World Cup downhill can be a confusing experience. These tips from a veteran race watcher tell you how to get the most out of the event.
35 The Course - Whistler's new downhill course is the second longest on the circuit and offers spectators plenty of opportunities to catch the action. Here's what to look for.
36 Bindings '82: Poised for a Leap into the Future - The mainstays are still there, but this year may be the turning point in ski binding development.
50 Club Med Strikes Gold at Copper Mountain - They've go a hit on their hands down in Colorado as French panache and American showmanship bring out the best in the Club Med formula.
41 Take the Powder Plunge - If you've been postponing your heli-skiing trip because you aren't sure you can handle the deep stuff, take heart. It's not as difficult as it looks.
56 Tod: The Mountain That Would be King - With its abundance of snow, endless terrain and colorful history, B.C.'s Tod Mountain should be a storybook development. Why it isn't is a story in itself.
66 Ready for a Shot at the Top - No longer the also-rans of our national team, a new breed of women are ready to prove they belong on the World Cup circuit.
6 First Tracks - Whistler World Cup important on three fronts
9 Short Turns- News and Notes from the skiing world.
15 Equipment - Re-inventing the perfect ski pole.
74 Racing Tips with Peter Duncan - Preparing for racing.
78 Last Run

WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine 2005-2006

The WB Whistler Blackcomb Magazine for the 2005/2006 season.
Table of Contents:
10 Dropping In - Whistler Blackcomb's historic anniversary year.
12 Quick Hits - What's new this year, plus info on demos, ski schools, rentals and a full event calendar.
20 Family Focus - From the new Tube Park and Family Zones to the Whistler Kids program, Whistler Blackcomb has something for everyone.
24 Striving for Sustainability: Whistler Blackcomb's quest for environmental excellence.
26 Summer Adventure at its Peak - Biking, hiking and sightseeing high in Whistler's alpine.
28 WB Magazine's Food and Drink "Best Of" list.
30 The Science of Snow Reporting - A day in the life of Anton Horvath, avalanche forecaster.
34 Maintaining the Highest Level - It's all in the grooming.
36 A Tale of Three Retailers - Can-Ski, Westbeach and Showcase Snowboards
40 Dual Mountain Milestone - An Olympic dream grows into at 40th birthday for Whistler and 25th for Blackcomb.
46 Big Mountain Adventure - Pros describe some of their best days even on Whistler Blackcomb from Air Jordan and Spanky's Ladder to the new Peak to Creek Zone.
52 Exposed - WB Magazine's photo feature.
58 - Essential Equipment - Our 2005-06 gear guide.
80 - Local Knowledge - Some of the mountains' best kept secrets.
Includes information on: Whistler Blackcombs anniversaries, upgrades on the ski hills, building the Whistler Sliding Centre, the World Ski and Snowboard Festival's 10th anniversary, Whistler Blackcomb Ski Schools, things to do in and around Whistler, sustainability efforts, summer events, food and drinks in Whistler, the science of snow reporting, how the mountain is groomed, three ski retailers (Can-Ski, Westbeach and The Shop), some pros describe their favourite spots on the mountains to ski, a photo collection from the Whistler Blackcomb area, a guide to buying new ski gear, and a local's knowledge section about the best ski runs.

Molson World Downhill 1982 CBC coverage

CBC Sports Weekend footage of the Molson World Cup Downhill Race held at Whistler Mountain. It includes interviews with John Ritchie, Nancy Greene, Al Raine and members of the Canadian National Ski Team, as well as footage of the race itself.